Crowds on F street during V-J Day celebrations in Washington DC, United States.
Washington DC USA Date:1945, August 14 Duration:2 min 38 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Victory over Japan Day (V-J Day) celebrations on F Street in Washington DC, United States during World War 2. Aerial view of F Street and the Capitol Theater at 1328 F Street. Confetti and ticker tape raining down from windows above. The confetti being thrown out of government buildings. A soldier attempts to kiss a girl on a street. Sailors grabbing and kissing women against their will in front of the Fannie May candy store on F Street. People hold up newspapers with headlines that read "The war is over. Japs surrender unconditionally." Crowds in the streets. Crowds under the Capitol Theater marquee. Soldiers and sailors in uniform kiss girls walking by. Stacks of newspapers on the sidewalk are distributed. Citizens, soldiers, and WAC women in uniform pickup and read newspapers.
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